2018 Awards

The Gala Awards Dinner on Saturday 20th October was another successful evening!

The Stars of the evening are the winners pictured below.

See the full Gallery of winners here. (you will need to click through to the second page; scroll to the bottom of page 1 where you will find an ‘older’ link to navigate to the next page.)

 A Constellation of stars: 2018 C&SW Care Award Winners (click for individual pictures)

A Constellation of stars: 2018 C&SW Care Award Winners (click for individual pictures)

All of the finalists deserve recognition for their achievement; you can find a full list of all of the finalists along with commentary here

Len Collacott, Chair of C&SW gives us his review of the evening here

Comments and a Gallery of images can be found here

Pictures from photographer Jessica Rabbit from the evening can be found here: , (click on 'client' link and enter username 'csw' and password '4011'). You can select pictures you want to buy. The order form can be found here

our 2018 awards sponsors.

CARE Award Categories 2018


Front Line Individual Awards

This award category covers individuals who are interacting directly with service users and have made a significant difference in their role. It covers ancillary support workers, volunteers, care home workers, domiciliary care workers, personal assistants, supported living workers, day services workers, apprentices and nurses.

Ancillary Support

Outstanding Volunteer

Care Home Front Line

Home Care Front Line

Personal Assistant

Supported Living Front Line

Day Services Front Line



Care Trainer

Specialist Care Individual Awards

This category awards individuals who have made an impact within a specialist care field, and covers dementia care, palliative care, end of life care, mental health, learning disability, older people, and physical and sensory disabilities.

Dementia Care

End of Life Care

Learning Disability Care

Older People Care

Mental Health

Organisation / Employer Awards

This category awards organisations or employers who show they have gone the extra mile to create a happy environment for their service users, and that they are continually improving and striving for excellence as an organisation and as an employer.

Residential Home of the Year

Nursing Home of the Year

Supported Living Organisation of the Year

Domiciliary Care Organisation of the Year

Employer of the Year

Management Individual Awards

This category covers awards for individuals in a management role who have demonstrated a high level of expertise and made a significant contribution through their role. It covers Care homes, Domiciliary care and supported living.

Care Home Manager

Home Care Manager

Supported Living Manager

Special Category

The final accolade of the night is given to the person or organisation who overall, has made the most significant Contribution to both Health & Social Care during the 2017/2018 year 


2019 Awards. Nominations for these will open on 1st January and close on 31st March. Read more